War and Peace, the pair of new albums released simultaneously by Demon Hunter this month, have both debuted in the Top 75 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Specifically, the band’s War record sold roughly 12,000 copies in its first week of release in the United States, landing at No. 55 on the Billboard 200. Meanwhile, Peace, bowed at No. 61 on same the chart with sales tallying 11,500. You can view the albums’ debuts on select Billboard charts via the graphic below.
Interestingly, if the recordings had instead been sold as a double album, official sales would have topped 23,000 and made the release Demon Hunter’s top-selling and highest-charting album debut to date (the album would likely have debuted in the Top 5).
Demon Hunter’s previous album, Outlive (2017), sold almost 19,000 in its debut week, peaking at No. 25 on the Billboard 200. Its predecessor, 2014’s Extremist had nearly identical sales numbers and debuted at No. 16 on the Billboard 200.